Monday, 9 December 2013

Photobooks: Objects of Collection

Exhibition in the Digital Gallery
London South Bank University, 
103 Borough Rd
London SE1

Photobooks commissioned by the Borough Road Gallery in response to the exhibition 

Private View: Tuesday 10 December,  5-7pm
Open: Wed 11 & Thur 12 December, 1- 5pm

Wednesday, 4 December 2013

Crime Fiction and the Short Story

In this special Creative Writing Masterclass, three leading British crime novelists discuss the contemporary crime short story, and how to perfect the art of writing in the short form. There will be a buffet lunch afterward where you’ll have a chance to meet the literary panel.

Tuesday 10 December 2013, 11am
K2 - Room VG11, K2 Building
Keyworth Street
London SE1

To book a place, click here.



John Harvey is most famous for his series of jazz-influenced Charlie Resnick crime novels, based in the City of Nottingham. He has won numerous CWA Daggers for his work. The final Charlie Resnick novel Darkness, Darkness is due to be published in May 2014.





Alison Joseph is author of the series of novels featuring Sister Agnes, a contemporary detective nun based in South London. Sister Agnes has also appeared in a drama series on BBC Radio 4. Alison has written about twenty works for radio, including The True Story and One Down, which was an interactive daily drama with input via a website.





Laura Wilson has degrees in English literature from Somerville College, Oxford, and UCL, London. She is currently working on her twelfth novel, she is the crime fiction reviewer for the Guardian newspaper, and teaches on the City University Crime Thriller Novel Creative Writing MA course.

Monday, 2 December 2013

Barks and Branches – Games writing skills explored

Barks and Branches – Games writing skills explored

Interactive writing is not screenwriting. From character creation to plotting, format to structure, from root to interactive branch the process of creating a story and delivering the script has evolved from the skills needed to deliver linear onscreen experiences.

In the annual London South Bank University / Writers’ Guild of Great Britain / IGDA talk, a group of experienced games writers will examine a variety of techniques used in videogames writing and explore how they have used them in their own projects.



  • Ed Stern (Brink)
  • Tom Jubert (FTL)
  • James Swallow (Deus Ex)
  • Andrew Walsh (Fable: Legends)


Wednesday 4 December, 7 pm
Keyworth Centre, London South Bank University, Keyworth Street, London SE1